The Winnemucca Lake is a molybdenum mine located in Alpine county, California.
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Name: Winnemucca Lake
Lat, Long: 38.66944, -119.98750
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Winnemucca Lake MRDS details
Primary: Winnemucca Lake
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Commodity): MOLYBDENITE OCCURS AS FINE TO MEDIUM-SIZED, FLAT, METALLIC SILVER COLORED XTLS.
Comment (Location): UTM. EST. NEAR E SIDE OF WINNEMUCCA LAKE.
Comment (Geology): MOLYBDENITE DISSEMINATED IN GRANITIC ROCKS
Reference (Deposit): CLARK, W. B., 1977 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF ALPINE COUNTY, CALIF.: CDMG COUNTY REPT NO. 8 , P. 33 , 47
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